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Management of Municipal Solid Waste by Vermicompost

Management of Municipal Solid Waste by Vermicompost

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Published by: Noor Mohd on Sep 03, 2012
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Management of Municipal SolidWaste by Vermicompost
NOOR MOHAMMED10011D8103M .TECH3
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SEM - INFRA STRUCTURE
 
 
There has been a significant increase in MSW(Municipal solid waste)generation in India in the last few decades.
 
This is largely because of rapid population growth and economic developmentin the country
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Solid waste management has become a major environmental issue in India
 
Land fills are the most common means of solid waste disposal.
But, the increasing amount of solid waste is rapidly filling existing land fills, andnew sites are difficult to establish
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The per capita of MSW generated daily, in India ranges from about 100 gm insmall towns to 500 gm in large towns
Introduction
 
The average collection efficiency for MSW in Indian cities is about 72.5%and around 70% of the cities lack adequate waste transport capacities
 
The municipalities in India therefore face the challenge of reinforcingtheir available infrastructure for efficient MSW management and ensuringthe scientific disposal of MSW.
It is understood by house hold survey, that 70 to 75 tones of MSW in ELURU isbeing generated every day.
The available quantities can safely and conveniently generate about 3MWs of power or can be converted in to vermin compost as manure for farmers
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